Paxfire Denied Depos, Scores Docs In Internet Privacy Suit

Law360, Chicago (August 14, 2012, 9:08 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday shut down deposition bids from advertising software company Paxfire Inc. in a putative class action accusing it and RCN Corp. of intercepting customers' Internet activity for profit, but preserved its demand for documents from researchers whose work uncovered the alleged scheme.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael M. Cousins quashed all deposition subpoenas filed by Paxfire in its $80 million libel countersuit against the RCN customer bringing the original suit. Paxfire served the subpoenas on the International Computer Science Institute, one of...
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